Meet Our Staff
Tom Kelly, PT
Tom graduated from The University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences and received a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy in 1979. He started his career as a staff physical therapist at Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Memphis, TN. In 1982, Tom moved back to Knoxville, TN where he took the position of Director of Rehabilitation Services at St. Mary's Medical Center. Tom Kelly and Andy Smith opened Associated Therapeutics, Inc. in 1985. Tom is certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation which includes the treatment of Balance Disorders. Tom and his wife, Dianne, have three children. He enjoys sports, the outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Andy Smith, MS, PT
Andy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Kansas State University in 1971. He continued his education at the University of Kansas where he received a Certificate of Physical Therapy in 1972. In 1978, Andy received a Master's of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California, Graduate School of Physical Therapy.
Andy served the United States Army as Captain and Staff Physical Therapist at the U.S. Army Hospital in Okinawa, Japan. Prior to beginning private practice, Andy served as Clinical Director at The University of Tennessee Physical Therapy Department. Andy Smith and Tom Kelly opened Associated Therapeutics, Inc. in 1985. Andy specializes in Industrial Rehab including Functional Capacity Evaluations, Job Site Analysis, and Ergonomics Consultation.
Andy and his wife, Tina, have four children. Andy has a passion for running. He has participated in many local charitable long distance running events and has run in the Chicago, Hawaii, and Dublin, Ireland marathons - just to name a few.
Amber Zakrzewski, MS, DPT
Amber graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and received a Master of Physical Therapy degree in May 2006 and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in December 2006. She began her career as a physical therapist working in Memphis at Baptist Memorial Hospital, DeSoto. She then moved to Knoxville in 2009. Amber joined the Associated Therapeutics, Inc. team in August 2011. She concentrates her practice around rehabbing orthopedic injuries. Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, hiking, and working out.
Niel Corrier, PTA
Niel earned his Physical Therapist Assistant degree at South College in 2005. He worked at Fort Sanders Parkwest Hospital from 1995-2000. There, he worked as a cardiovascular technician assisting with heart catheters and invasive procedures. Niel also worked at Lakeshore Mental Health Institute as a psychiatric specialist for the USAR 844th Combat Engineer Battalion. He joined Associated Therapeutics, Inc. in December 2005 and is working as a Physical Therapist Assistant with a concentration in aquatic therapy treatment. Niel enjoys hiking, swimming, water parks, traveling, the beach, and spending time with his fiance, Hope.
Chris McCamey, PTA
Originally from Morristown, TN, Chris moved to Knoxville in 1999 to attend the University of Tennessee. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science in 2003. During his time at the University of Tennessee, he became interested in Physical Therapy and returned to school at South College to pursue a Physical Therapy Assistant degree. After graduating in 2007, Chris began his PTA career in Knoxville where his concentration was on manual therapy techniques. He joined Associated Therapeutics, Inc. in November 2010. Chris enjoys many forms of physical activity such as weight training, tennis, basketball, and more. He also enjoys living a fairly healthy lifestyle, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Marie is a Knoxville native who has been with Associated Therapeutics, Inc. for 20 years. She has served in many capacities during her employment. She is currently working as the PT Coordinator and Work Conditioning Technician. Marie enjoys traveling and is an avid Lady Vols fan!